Students, staff recall favorite McNicholas memories from 2017

By Maggie Deller The year of 2017 was full of many accomplishments, good deeds, and fond memories for the McNicholas family. As the 2017 year comes to a close, McNicholas students and staff recall their favorite memories they shared with the McNick community. Senior Sam Martin said, “My favorite memory is when [the football team] … More Students, staff recall favorite McNicholas memories from 2017

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Theology teachers share life advice

By Maggie Deller With seniors nearing the half-way mark of their final year at McNick, many look for ways to continue the faith they’ve been surrounded by at McNicholas. The McNicholas theology teachers shared advice to help students live as young Catholic adults, both in and out of McNick. Theology teacher Teresa Davis said, “See … More Theology teachers share life advice

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Macy’s donates to Make-A-Wish through Christmas letters

By Maggie Deller In the spirit of Christmas, Macy’s is hosting a fundraiser through Macy’s Believe program in which people can write a letter to Santa, and Macy’s will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every letter to Santa submitted. Letters can be typed and submitted through Macy’s Believe website. Library Assistant Jane Ray’s … More Macy’s donates to Make-A-Wish through Christmas letters

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Students share mixed views on timing of Christmas celebrations

Stores display Christmas decorations and trees, radio stations play Christmas song classics, and the weather drops colder which brings about the question: Is it too early to begin preparing for Christmas? As McNicholas enters into November, students share their mixed opinions on the timing of Christmas festivities when Thanksgiving has yet to arrive. Senior Lindsey … More Students share mixed views on timing of Christmas celebrations

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Rockets for Life hosts baby clothing, diaper drive

McNicholas is hosting a baby diaper and clothing drive through Dec. 15. Tracey Canisalez, Spanish teacher and moderator of the Rockets for Life Club, said, “We need diapers of any size and baby clothes [up to size 6x] that are gently used or new.” All donations go to A Caring Place pregnancy help center which … More Rockets for Life hosts baby clothing, diaper drive

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McNicholas hosts Thanksgiving food drive

McNicholas High School is collecting donations for a Thanksgiving food drive through Nov. 17. Run by the McNicholas Service Club, the annual Thanksgiving food drive benefits the Hope Emergency Program and Inter Parish Ministry, both of which support several hundred families. “We’ve been blessed and like to share it with others during this time of … More McNicholas hosts Thanksgiving food drive

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Students stress about Common Application, faculty/staff give advice

The college application process for seniors is in progress, and it can cause extra stress on the already busy students. The Common Application works to simplify the process for students who wish to apply to multiple colleges. On the Common App, students are able to fill out information and organize their applications for any college … More Students stress about Common Application, faculty/staff give advice

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